Travel Ideas

Displaying Travel Memories – My National Parks Wall

Most of us take lots of photos while we are traveling. If you’re anything like me, those photos might make it into...

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A glimpse of Cuba

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Life Lessons I Learned from my Father

It has been less than a year since my father passed away. They say the first year is the hardest. This week...

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Dayton, Ohio: Where the Wright Brothers invented the airplane

A wealth of sites related to Dayton’s aviation history make it a go-to destination for aviation enthusiasts. Most people know the Wright...

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South Florida’s National Parks – a two-day itinerary

Last summer my son, Connor, was working at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. For his 20th birthday, the rest of...

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30 Ways to Experience Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Pura Vida is the unofficial motto of Costa Rica. Literally, it means pure life. It can be used as a greeting or farewell,...

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Biltmore at Christmas – North Carolina

Biltmore is the largest privately owned house in the United States. It had been on my bucket list for quite some time and...

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Happenings in the first half of 2018

I started 2018 with the best of intentions. I had planned to write at least one blog post a month. January –...

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37 Reasons to Vacation in Hawaii

Aloha! Did you know that Hawaii is the #1 aspirational destination for North American travelers? Maybe a post about reasons to vacation...

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Travel Goals – 3 Steps to make a Vacation Master Plan

It’s the start of a new year, and many people’s resolutions seem to focus on health. While that most certainly isn’t a...

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Travel Planning for 2018

“Would you please pass the incredible adventures?” Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I am looking forward to having my kids home...

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Scuba diving with giant manta rays in Hawaii

People often ask about our favorite state or favorite trip. That’s such a tough question to answer because we’ve had so many...

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Let me help you plan a trip

Since I last posted here, a lot has happened. It’s hard to believe, but my nest is now empty. All three of...

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We did it! Hawaii was my kids’ 50th state!

It’s been several months since I’ve posted here and I wanted to give my readers an update. First of all, we accomplished...

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When trips don’t go as planned – stuck in the desert

It’s one of those life lessons that everyone learns sooner or later: sometimes things don’t go as planned. Considering last week was one of...

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New Mexico – Taos Pueblo

Are you familiar with UNESCO and their World Heritage Mission? The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification,...

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